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Short Sale DefinitionA homeowner is "short" when:When a borrower owes an amount on his property that when combined with closing costs and commissions is higher than current market value.A short sale occurs when:A negotiation is entered into with the homeowner's mortgage company or companies to ac...
06/07/2010
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You wouldn't know it by the doom & gloom in the news, but year to date closed sales in the Portland, Oregon metro area are actually up 41.4% compared to this time last year! This is based on RMLS market statistics as of April 30, 2010. Granted the average sales price has dropped 5.2%, but the day...
05/19/2010
Tualatin, OregonLocated approximately 12 miles south of Portland. Demographics:Estimated zip code population in 2008: 27,797Estimated median household income in 2008: $70,111Dec. 2009 cost of living index in zip code 97062: 102.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100) Market Trend Report:There were ...
05/06/2010
Tigard, OregonLocated just southwest of Portland, Oregon. Demographics:Estimated Population in July 2008: 48,713.Estimated median household income in 2008: $64,944.Dec. 2009 cost of living index in Tigard: 100.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100) Market Trend Report:There were 681 detached resid...
05/02/2010
The approximate boundaries for (West, Raleigh Hills) Portland, Oregon are as follows:NORTH: Willamette River, WEST: Cornelius Pass Rd. to Washington Co./MultnomahCo. line (including Raleigh Hills),SOUTH: Multnomah Co./Clackamas Co. Line,EAST: Willamette River. (Excludes Lake Oswego addresses.) Ma...
05/01/2010
The approximate boundaries for north Portland, Oregon are as follows:NORTH: Columbia River, WEST: Willamette River, SOUTH: Willamette River, EAST:Williams Ave. Market Trend Report:There were 841 detached residential homes sold in the last 12 months.The average sales price was $241,744.The average...
05/01/2010
Portland, Oregon (Northeast) 12 Month Market Trend The approximate boundaries for northeast Portland, Oregon are as follows:East of the Willamette River / Williams Ave.South of the Columbia River.West of the City of Gresham, Oregon.North of Burnside St. Market Trend Report:There were 1,846 detach...
04/30/2010
Located just southeast of Portland, Oregon. Demographics:Estimated Population in July 2007: 4,992.Estimated median household income in 2008: $118,241.Dec. 2009 cost of living index in Happy Valley: 99.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100) Market Trend Report:There were 343 detached residential h...
04/29/2010
Portland, Oregon (Southeast) 12 Month Market Trend The approximate boundaries for southeast Portland, Oregon are as follows:East of the Willamette River.South of Burnside Street.West of the City of Gresham, Oregon.North of Johnson Creek Blvd. Market Trend Report:There were 2,464 detached resident...
04/28/2010
Lake Oswego, OregonCity of Lake Oswego City Website Link Location:Located in the northwestern corner of Clackamas County, Lake Oswego is ideally situated close to Oregon's major metropolitan areas--just eight miles south of downtown Portland and 45 minutes north of the state capitol in Salem. Dem...
04/27/2010
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